Tag Archives: alienation

Xenophobia: Fear of the Unknown and the “Other”

Voyagers (2021) We watched this sci-fi film, last night, and I was left with the distinct impression that it was an allegory of humanity in a microcosm. Call it Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica and 2001: a Space Odyssey all wrapped … Continue reading

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Who is the “Other”?

Yourself. When I was a child, I got to experience what it was like to be the outsider. A PK (preacher’s kid), I was treated like some alien being from outer space. If I’d been a Martian, it would have … Continue reading

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Adapting to Adoption

A Fairy Tale Once upon a time, there was a little child who needed a new family to keep her safe and secure. Then she was adopted. After some traumatic adventures, some good and some bad, she lived happily ever … Continue reading

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